NEW YORK, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- from the moment a woman lays her eyes on her engagement ring, her manicure becomes the centerpiece of countless photos, conversations and special moments. to help ensure she has a picture perfect manicure for every occasion along the way, essie is thrilled to introduce the new, limited edition essie gel coutureTM bridal collection by Monique Lhuillier. a long lasting commitment, this seamless 2-step system of color and top coat will wear for up to 14 days of impeccable gel-like shine, with no lamp needed. essie's first ever bridal designer collaboration is the perfect marriage of Monique Lhuillier's famed luxury and essie's renowned color authority, which creates the ultimate indulgence for every bride to have and to hold.
Monique Lhuillier, acclaimed couture bridal designer, has collaborated with essie to create the modern bride's "something new" in six feminine and romantic longwear shades – ranging from traditional pinks and sheers to the more daring berry reds and soft sage crèmes. dreaming up a vision of romantic femininity, the essie gel couture bridal collection by Monique Lhuillier features the designer's signature blush pink color and incorporates elements of her favorite laces, bridal bouquets and whimsical aesthetic.
the essie gel couture bridal collection allows women to experience a wedding day manicure like never before. with every blush-worthy detail crafted to perfection, you will instantly understand why dress is more. designed for brides by Monique Lhuillier to fall berry in love, each bridal creation is a masterpiece full of elegance and flair that she will want to have & to gold. so before you sage you love me and lace to the altar, enter our world of couture and get ready for the big day.
"I was so happy to partner with essie for the gel couture bridal collection," says Monique Lhuillier. "I created shades that fit every bride, perfectly complementing their dress and beauty. On my wedding day, that meant a traditional soft pink based manicure to complement the intricate detailing on the bodice and skirt of my dress. For some brides, that means a pop of berry red or metallic gold to balance a simple, elegant silhouette. This collection has something for every bride, bringing that 'perfect fit' feeling right down to her fingertips."
Lhuillier's approach to couture bridal designs ensures her brides feel beautiful and glamorous. the designer incorporates luxurious fabrics and silhouettes to flatter a woman's body with the perfect fit, paying close attention to every detail. this same attention to detail is intrinsic to the essie gel coutureTM bridal collection, offering an assortment of lust-worthy couture colors and top coat that perfectly apply to the nail in just two easy steps.
The essie gel couture TM bridal collection by Monique Lhuillier offers the indulgence of bridal couture. Say "I do!" to:
- a long-lasting commitment: wear for up to 14 days of impeccable gel-like shine; no lamp needed
- the perfect pair: an easy 2-step system of color and top coat that anyone can master – no base coat needed
- a couture inspired design: the gel couture bottle mimics the twist and swirl of a perfectly tailored wedding gown
- the perfect fit: the revolutionary swirl stem brush ensures perfect color application, tapered for a precise fit to the curve of the nail
This limited edition gel couture bridal collection will be available in salons and retailers worldwide starting in April 2017 and retails for $11.50 per bottle for a limited time only. For more information, visit: http://www.essie.com/gel-couture/bridal-collection.aspx.
The complete essie gel couture collection features 54 couture shades, perfect for any wedding or guest to find a long-lasting match. For more information and a complete gel couture palette offering, visit essie.com.
about essie gel coutureTM
essie gel couture bridal collection by Monique Lhuillier is a limited edition part of the essie gel couture line, which debuted in 2016. This twist on a classic is inspired by the fashion masterpieces of the finest maisons de couture, offering a rare 'glimpse' into the world of quality craftsmanship and artistry. essie gel couture provides up to 14 days of wear in an easy 2-step system. Apply color and top coat to nails for impeccable gel-like shine. No lamp needed, with easy removal.
gel couture is a luxurious offering from the essie brand, which also continues to bring fashion-forward seasonal enamel collections and nail products in the iconic essie bottle.
the USA's nail salon expert since 1981, essie aims to inspire a love for the manicure experience with a wit and style that touches the hearts of women everywhere. essie is the go-to nail brand for beauty professionals, industry insiders, celebrities and fashion icons around the world. as the color authority, essie is center stage on runways around the world, offering highly-anticipated color collections that drive trends season after season. the salon-quality formula and catchy, whimsical names have led to the creation of more than 1,000 shades. essie is a leader in nail luxury, committed to high-quality standards with an award-winning line of polishes and nail care products for every woman and salon professional. Since its introduction by Essie Weingarten, essie has delighted the color-obsessed with a love shared all over the world.
about Monique Lhuillier
Monique Lhuillier is internationally recognized as one of America's foremost designers. Established in 1996 by Monique Lhuillier and her husband, Tom Bugbee, the company is considered one of the leading fashion houses in design, quality and creativity. With a passion for creating collections that are both feminine and modern, Monique Lhuillier continues to design ready-to-wear, accessories and bridal collections that are luxurious, chic and true to her aesthetic. Fans include Emma Stone, Blake Lively, Taylor Swift, Reese Witherspoon, Kristen Bell, Anna Kendrick and the First Lady Michelle Obama among others. Monique's signature design sensibility has led to the launch of many licensed products including fine jewelry, fur, tabletop, fine paper and a children's décor collaboration with Pottery Barn Kids transforming the company into a luxury lifestyle brand. Monique Lhuillier products are distributed through Monique Lhuillier stores, premium department stores and specialty stores throughout the world.
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